Case Study Research: Principles and Practices (Strategies by John Gerring

By John Gerring

Case learn examine: ideas and Practices presents a common figuring out of the case learn process in addition to particular instruments for its profitable implementation. those instruments are acceptable in numerous fields together with anthropology, enterprise and administration, communications, economics, schooling, drugs, political technology, psychology, social paintings, and sociology. themes contain: a survey of case research techniques; a methodologically tractable definition of 'case study'; concepts for case choice, together with random sampling and different algorithmic methods; quantitative and qualitative modes of case research research; and difficulties of inner and exterior validity. the second one version of this center textbook is designed to be available to readers who're new to the topic and is carefully revised and up to date, incorporating contemporary study and various up to date studies.

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